The Wisdom of the Whole Coaching Mastery Program is the National Board for Health & Wellness coaching approved coach training program.

Our 90-Hour Coaching Mastery Program exceeds the required NBHWC standards in the areas of instructional hours, practical skill development and assessment, and faculty qualifications in the instruction of the competencies related to the practice of health and wellness coaching. Graduates from this program qualify to apply for the NBHWC National Board Certification Examination and have the opportunity to earn the designation, National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC).

2023 Session Dates:
 Wednesday evenings starting June 28


Thursday mornings starting June 29 

Courses include:

  • One-to-one Student Advising sessions
  • Dyad and Volunteer practice outside of class
  • Assignments include a mix of reading, recorded video content, written assignments, and quizzes.
  • Location: Remote Video Conference classes (or phone in) from

Includes 4 components

Starting with Core Competency (30 Hour Course): You'll attend 2-Hour live Video Conference classes for 9 weeks with online reading assignments and practice outside of class with student partner. (See above for dates and times). 

Continue with Advanced Tools (15 Hour Course): 2-hour live video conference classes, online coursework and practice hours for 8 weeks. 

Follow it up with Practicum (15 Hour Course): In this 2-Hour live Video Conference classes for 8 weeks, you will strengthen your areas of need and hone your new skills. At the end of this course, you will submit a recorded coaching session for a skills assessment.

Complete the Healthy Lifestyle Basics course (15 Hours, self-paced online learning) to fulfill your Health requirement for NBHWC.

Meets training requirements for NBHWC, ICF, & Nurse coach!

Register Early to save: $1100.00!

Regular Tuition is $4995.00

Continuing Education Hours
90 Nursing Contact hours*,
60 ICF & 75 NBHWC Coach Training Hours**,
60 ICF Continuing Coach Education Hours
and 75 NBHWC CE hours***

Choose your session in the registration.
AM: 9-11 a.m. Pacific Time/ Noon-2 p.m. Eastern
PM: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Pacific Time / 7:30-9:30 Eastern

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Our program is offered in English.
You must be 18 years of age or older to register for the 30-Hour Core Competency Course.

Cancellation Policy: All sales are final. No refunds on cancellations are allowed. This includes all payment plan arrangements.

Still have questions? Call us at 510.864.2006 or email us for more details.

Our 90 Hour Mastery Program Includes Four Dynamic Parts:

30-Hour Core Competency

Discover the foundation for our renowned coaching model that enables you with the skills you need to forge deeper relationships and truly help your clients.

Advanced Tools

Go deeper and explore the skills that make top coaching professionals shine with more than 20 unique tools that you will master.


Bridge the gap from learning to real world experience through our dynamic practicum program that will prepare you to start working with clients faster than you could imagine.

Healthy Lifestyle Basics

Learn the basics of a healthy lifestyle from our experts! In this course, we cover nutrition, physical activity, sleep, emotional wellbeing, stress reduction, and more!

Choose your own certification path.

Our 90 Hour Coaching Mastery Program fulfills the following credentialing organizations:

  • National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC)
  • International Coach Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • Board Certified Nurse Coach and Holistic Nurse (AHNCC)
  • Wisdom of the Whole Certified Coach (WWCC) designation

Want to see what our coaching looks like?

Attend our free, virtual coaching workshop and watch as our founder, Dr. Linda Bark, conducts a coaching session with one participant chosen at random. In moments, you'll see the magic happen!


*For 30-hr Core Competency Course, For Advanced Tools and Practicum:

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

**The 30-Hour Core Competency course, Advanced Tools, and Practicum will qualify for 60 Coach Specific Training hours through ICF ONLY if all 60 hours of the Wisdom of the Whole Coach Training Program are completed. To qualify for 75 coach training hours through the NBHWC, the 30-Hour Core Competency course, Advanced Tools, Practicum, and Healthy Lifestyle Basics courses must be completed.

***The 30-Hour Core Competency Course and Practicum will qualify for Continuing Coach Education units through ICF. Advanced Tools will qualify for Continuing Coach Education units through ICF ONLY if you attend a minimum of 2 live teleclasses AND complete the online coursework and assignments. NBHWC approved Continuing Education Provider (for all courses listed above).

Cancellation Policy: All sales are final. No refunds on cancellations are allowed. This includes all payment plan arrangements.

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